Senior NPD Manager - Midands (Hybrid) - 50K – 55K

7-Dec-2022

Lavandi Talent is currently working with a fantastic FMCG business who are looking for a highly skilled and experienced NPD Manager to join their highly creative NPD and Design team

Senior NPD Manager - Midands (Hybrid) - 50K – 55K

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Head of Product to create briefs that hit key range review dates.
  • Lead on the delivery from concept and ideation to supply.
  • Innovatively lead and present ideas to the business to ensure stakeholder buy-in.
  • Work and build solid relationships with internal cross-functional team (Marketing, Category, Technical and Quality, Design, Supply) to ensure projects are delivered efficiently and comminuate product changes in a timely manner.
  • Full Critical Path management to ensure the organisation and delivery of the existing and innovative products in a time scale and within budget.
  • Work with internal and external parties, to ensure product, packaging and fragrances are delivered.
  • Create and keep up to date and review with documentation.
  • Ensure that projects are correctly setup and maintained in Netsuite.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous experience in a Product Development environment within Beauty, Personal Care, FMCG or aligned sector
  • Passionate about product with a strong creative and innovative flair, with commercial acumen and detail orientated when it comes to being able to own, interpret and manage a critical path to time, risk and budget.
  • Eye for detail, understanding consumer relevant qualities and how to deliver them.
  • Highly organised, with the ability to multi-task within a timescale and work efficiently under pressure.
  • Adaptable, flexible and a team player.
  • Strong negotiation skills, with the ability to work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong skills working with Microsoft programmes such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint

This is an amazing and very exciting opportunity to join a fantastic team!

If you are interested, please send your CV over to megan@lavandi-talent.com to hear more about this amazing opportunity!

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